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19 killed in south China road accident

Xinhua | Updated: 2017-07-06 21:11

GUANGZHOU - Nineteen people died and 25 were injured, after a coach overturned on an expressway Thursday afternoon in southern China's Guangdong province.

The accident occurred around 1 pm on an expressway section in Longmen county under Huizhou city, according to Huizhou authorities. There were 44 people onboard the coach when it overturned.

All the injured are being treated in hospital.

Traffic on the expressway section has been resumed.

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